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Reasons to understand blockchain

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

The rise of blockchain architecture coincides with a period of falling trust in institutions

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Trouble ahead

July/August 2018 (magazine)By

The current discussion of monetary policy is in some respects reminiscent of that of the mid-2000s

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Letter from Brussels: Campaign to boost pan-EU distribution of UCITS and AIFs

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Jeremy Woolfe

Another step by Brussels to ease financing to business across the EU comes with measures to facilitate the cross-border distribution of investment funds

Letter from Brussels: Who cares about our €3.5trn?

June 2018 (magazine)By Jeremy Woolfe

PensionsEurope is concerned about a Brexit ‘no deal’ and is calling for negotiators to pay heed to the €3.54trn sector’s interests

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Letter from the US: No panic as investors stay the course

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

Some 59% of US defined contribution (DC) plans’ assets and 47% of Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) are invested in mutual funds, with a total of $8.8trn (€7.5trn). Overall, the US mutual fund industry manages about $22trn on behalf of more than 100m investors. 

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Letter from US: Harvard gets down to business

June 2018 (magazine)By Maria Teresa Cometto

It has been a busy 18 months for NP ‘Narv’ Narvekar, who became CEO of Harvard Management Company (HMC) in December 2016. At the end of this month, he will complete HMC’s first fiscal year completely under his responsibility 

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Guest Viewpoint: Amlan Roy

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Amlan Roy

Incorporating changing behaviour and technological trends in retirement planning is essential

Guest Viewpoint: Fiona Stewart & Georg Inderst

June 2018 (magazine)By Fiona Stewart, Georg Inderst

“A growing body of research shows ESG factors are a material credit risk for fixed-income investors”

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Long-term Matters: An apocryphal tale for wannabe climate-aware investors

July/August 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, Howard Covington

It is impossible to know how today’s CIOs will look back on their actions in the 2010s. But, we still have time to avert the worst of runaway climate change

a large scale investment by aviva in the polish coal industry has placed the firm in the crosshairs of environmental activists

Long-term Matters: Who decides which engagement is fit for purpose?

June 2018 (magazine)By Raj Thamotheram, , Ian Dunlop

Private responses to my recent article about investors who do ‘BS’ stewardship have raised two key questions

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From Our Perspective: Pension roads to Rome

May 2017 (Magazine)

Around the beginning of the 2000s enthusiasm for pension funding was at a high. As Germany took measures to unwind the cosy ‘Rhineland capitalism’ cross-share-holdings, book reserve pension liabilities seemed like yesterday’s solution

From Our Perspective: Two decades of shifting perspectives

April 2017 (Magazine)

This spring marks 20 years since the first issue of IPE. Our founders Piers Diacre and Fennell Betson started this publication with an assumption that funded pension systems would become more widespread in time, leading to increased diversification and a need for clear, well-researched and well-presented information.

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